Hojjat Salemi International Students Workshops

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If you are a new international student at the Faculty of Engineering, then this workshop series is for you! The Hojjat Salemi International Students Workshops are a great opportunity to meet new people, develop important skills and integrate into the university community and the workforce in Canada.

Overview

The goals of these professional workshops are:

  • Provide mentorship and peer support to newly arrived international students.
  • Help international students develop skills that are important to the Canadian job market (through professional skills development workshops).
  • Help integrate international students into University of Ottawa network that includes alumni and community/industry ecosystems.
  • Mobilize resources and services to help international students integrate in the wider university setting, and lager Ottawa society.
  • Provide international students with a certification/proof of attendance which might lend credibility and assist in their search for jobs, volunteer positions, scholarships, or awards.

Workshops and training

The Hojjat Salemi International Students Workshops offer biweekly training that cover various topics to help international students develop important skills, connect to resources and grow their network.

Some of the topics covered in the training are:

  • Effective communications skills
  • Goal setting techniques
  • Interview and resume writing
  • Professional development and leadership skills

Participants who partake in a minimum number of workshops will be offered certificate of attendance and a digital badge.

The training will also allow senior international students to become facilitators in the training and grow new skill sets.

Apply

Participation in the workshops are based on applications.


Participants

Participants application are open from August 30 to September 16, 2019.

Apply as a participant


Mentors

Mentor applications are open from August 22 to September 13, 2019.

Apply as a mentor

Information session

Join our information sessions happening on September 11th and 13th 2019.

Register for an information session

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